USAA at the Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium

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USAA has long been a proud supporter of the Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium (JWLS). The annual affair brings together nearly a thousand service members from all services along with an array of governmental leaders, decision makers and thought leaders to address the global and military challenges of the day.


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This year’s them was “Charting Your Course, Navigating Your Future!” In that context, having the opportunity to represent USAA to present a breakout session on the military’s new Blended Retirement System was a perfect fit. The new system is front and center as over a million and a half of those currently serving will “chart their course” by making the decision on whether to switch to BRS next year. The DoD has an array of information of resources available to those interested in learning more and USAA is pitching in to help those in uniform make an informed decision with tools and information available at  


At every break during this fantastic event, members and prospects flocked to the USAA table to speak with Military Affairs Representative Joel Vargas and Property & Casualty’s Sophronia Moore-Samuels. 



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JJ Montanaro is a Certified Financial Planner® professional and part of the Military Affairs team at USAA. He’s a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and has over 20 years of financial planning experience. 


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